Is Science the modern God?

As Nietzsche exclaimed “God is Dead”, what he meant was enlightenment had ushered in rational thought and the need for ‘God’ as an explanation for the unknown would lose traction. He was quite confident when he said, “God remains dead. And we have killed him.” Not accounting for the ingenious capacity for human imagination and…

Content & Strategy Go Hand in Hand

“Content is king” as quoted by Bill Gates in a 1996 essay that was published by Microsoft. We all have encountered this quote at least once in our lives, cliché but true. It was the e-commerce boom that brought out the significance of this statement. Content goes way beyond writing blogs and designing social media…

Unnatural Evolution

Less sunshine and more screen time has become the new normal. Intuitively, it feels like technology is progressing much faster than ever. But what is really happening? In 1992, the premier smartphone was launched by IBM and was free for mass purchase in 1994. Three decades earlier, nobody even owned a laptop. These days nearly everyone…

A battle of the being

The society we live in today is a society Today’s society is such that where a person who is quite vocal about his feelings and wants to convey what he is going through, is considered ‘weak’ and ‘an attention seeker’ to the extent of even being ridiculed. It, which is quite evident from the rising…

Restart…

“You may think the grass is greener on the other side. But if you take the time to water your grass it would be just as green.” –Anonymous Media, famous personalities, surroundings and even technically existing people are having a huge impact on our lives these days. All of this makes us more deprived and takes…

Superstition

Merriam Webster’s Dictionary defines superstition as “A belief or practice resulting from ignorance, fear of the unknown, trust in magic or chance, or a false conception of causation.” In a time where we label ourselves as progressive, we are still continuing with the very old and heavy burden of superstitions. Despite human’s capacity for rational thought, we are not immune to superstitions. How many of us can truly say…

Flashback

“My heart’s a stereoIt beats for you, so listen closeHear my thoughts in every note Make me your radioTurn me up when you feel lowThis melody was meant for youJust sing along to my stereo” Some of us may have never heard of this song, but those who know of it, must have their ‘Stereo…

Follow your dreams…

I’ve seen folks hurrying in the human race. Everyone who attends a business school, hopes to land a nice career with a decent income. Students fail to consider developing their skill sets, which eventually lead to their desired outcome. Dreaming alone will not get you there; but, living your dream while going the extra mile…

Is Zomato a Goldmine or will it fail?

The much-awaited IPO of Zomato is here and has been a great success being oversubscribed by 10.7 times, with institutional investors flooding into the company’s stock (source: Outlook India). The big question is the future business prospect it has to offer and how it will make profits in this competitive space. Let us first talk…

“Comfort – A Perspective”

I was 15, when I was first told by my parents that a time would arrive when you need to compromise with entertainment and give up most of the luxuries provided by us to know the real worth of money. I recall it vividly as I always used to question myself – I am just…

The Dream

Lily, the blue birdie had a dream. A dream to see the phenomenal Northern lights that her friends from the extreme ends of the earth always bragged about having seen. As much as her heart ached, migration was not in her nature. Her only means to satiate this desire was by making up for what…

Heroines

We have heard that History is always a game of perception. It can be tweaked, destroyed, and distorted according to the whims and fancies of one who is dictating or writing it. This is true especially for great women of our History. Women are either glorified or are completely eliminated from the teachings because they…